Buhari Declares June 12 As New Democracy Day To Honour MKO Abiola

The federal government has declared June 12 as the new date for the celebration of Nigeria’s Democracy Day.

The government announced this on Wednesday, saying it is to honour late MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election.

The government also awarded Abiola with the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) title.

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